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Senate urges NEMA to rebuild homes and provide relief materials for windstorm victims


The Senate yesterday urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately intervene in Ebonyi by providing relief materials and rebuild homes, worship places and schools of victims, following the recent destruction of lives and property by windstorm in the state. Accordingly, the upper chamber also called on the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) and other relevant government agencies to be ...

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Libyan Detention Camps houses 2,778 Nigerians

Detention camps

The Federal Government says it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The ministry stated that those registered were issued Emergency Travel Certificates. The ministry also explained that the embassy in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) repatriates 250 migrants weekly and had returned 3,000 of them so ...

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How Lagos Can Be Saved From Flood Disasters

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

The issue of flooding has worsened considerably in Lagos in recent times to the extent that a man was spotted paddling his canoe on the popular Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island only last month. In this article, we look at possible ways Lagos flood disasters can be avoided. Following the flood than overran the Island and Lekki area of ...

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Top 6 Viable Reasons Why Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps Was Formed

Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

Lagos State has officially launched the re-branded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC). This article addresses top 6 viable reasons why the security and safety outfit was established. In a ceremony at the Agege Stadium, Agege, on Monday, 27th March, 2017, the Lagos State Government officially launched the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps. However, since the establishment of the new Neighbourhod safety ...

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Water Hyacinth Hold 6 Communities In Anambra Hostage

water hyacinth

Thick deposits of water hyacinth that had grown on the Anambra River had reportedly posed difficulties in the attempt to evacuate people in six communities in Anambra East and Anambra West local government areas of Anambra State whose areas have been flooded. It was gathered yesterday that the water hyacinth, which covers a stretch of about 40 nautical miles on ...

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Flood Destroys 5,300 Houses In Kano – SARERA

Kano state

The Kano State Relief And Emergency Agency (SARERA), has confirmed that at least 5,300 houses have been destroyed by flood in six local government areas of Kano State. According to the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Mr Aliyu Bashir, the affected local government areas include, Bebeji, Dawakin Kudu, Kiru Shanono, Bagwai and Garun Mallam. Mr.Bashir said over 2,300 houses were ...

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NEMA Pleads With IDPs Not To Sell Relief Materials

NEMA Pleads With IDPs Not To Sell Relief Materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa not to sell relief materials donated to them by the agency and other donor organizations. The State Camp Coordinator of NEMA, Sa’ad Bello, gave the advice in Yola, Adamawa State. Bello said the advice became necessary as some beneficiaries of relief materials sold the items. He ...

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Building Collapse Increase Is Worrisome – NEMA DG

Building Collapse Increase Is Worrisome - NEMA DG

The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sani Sidi, yesterday described the increase in building collapse as worrisome. He said lives and property have been lost as a result of building collapse. According to him, there is need for contractors to abide by the rules and regulations while building houses, to protect them from collapse. The director-general ...

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